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Ambassador Hussain Travels to Mauritania

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 7, 2022 U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain will embark on his first trip abroad to Nouakchott, Mauritania, February 7-9. On February 9 at the “Making Peace for the World” Conference, Ambassador Hussain will deliver keynote remarks on addressing religious freedom threats around the globe, promoting mutual tolerance ...
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Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!

Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, request a ballot, and more.  Once you confirm your registration, follow a few simple steps to vote in the ...
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Ambassador Kierscht attends McGovern-Dole sustainability workshop

Minister of Education, Ladies and gentlemen, It is always with great pleasure that I participate in activities that have a direct and tangible impact on the education and health of our children, the leaders of tomorrow. The McGovern-Dole Program is one of them. Indeed, this flagship project of the United States Government has demonstrated two ...
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Mauritania – Level 3: Reconsider Travel CTH

Reconsider travel to Mauritania due to COVID-19, crime and terrorism.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the  Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3  Travel Health Notice  for Mauritania due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country.   Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be ...
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Annual Program Statement FY 2022

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY NOUAKCHOTT, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, PAS Request for Statements of Interest: Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number: PAS Nouakchott-FY 2022 Deadline for Applications: Friday, March 4, 2022, at 12:00 noon GMT/UTC CFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Total Amount Available: ...
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